Yaron Connelly

Team Member

Coming from an academic background, Yaron is a social researcher that focuses on a variety of fields relating to the Israeli society. Nowadays, Yaron is a Ph.D. Student in Sociology at the University of Haifa, and he is a lecturer and active researcher in the realms of Health Policy, Health Communications and Medical Sociology. Within this framework, Yaron also serves as a research consultant for the Israeli Ministry of Health and “Tel Hashomer” Hospital. With his work as a researcher for the “Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research,” Yaron was one of the “Health in the Town Square project leaders, harnessing public institutions to assist in examining a variety of discourse methods between the health system and the public. Yaron actively engaged in social research during the beginning of his Bachelor’s studies, and he later took part in a project that promoted the conservation of Mount Carmel Biosphere Reserve by collaborating with the diverse communities that live there. While studying for his Master’s degree in Applied Organizational Sociology, Yaron was active in the “Center for the Study of Organizations & Human Resource Management.” There, he examined unemployment in Israel and its related coping strategies. Yaron started on his academic and professional pursuits after his army service as Team Commander in the Intelligence Collection Corps. After graduating from school with Dean's Honors List, Yaron received three research awards for his thesis work on innovative approaches to examine wage differentials in the Israeli labor market.